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Red Sands Radio Fort

with the American TV Travel Channel

Filming to camera with the American Travel Channel for 'Expedition Unknown - Legendary Locations' for Circle the Globe Productions, 1840 Dana Street, Glendale, CL 91201, California, USA

Sailing from the All Tide Landing, Queenborough, Isle-of-Sheppey on 15th March 2018

X-Pilot hanging off Souther Gun Tower X-Pilot hanging off Souther Gun Tower

Crew aboard the X-Pilot hanging off Southern Gun Tower 1 on the flood tide

KESS Car Transporter Rusty Padlock

KESS Car Transporter inbound Yantlet Channel
An old Padlock after a few months exposure

George Wilcox, Dave Phillips, Evan B Stone George Wilcox, Dave Phillips, Evan B Stone

George Wilcox, Dave Phillips & Evan B Stone

Joe Jmaes load the bag

Joe James loading kit into a jumbo bag to be hauled up

Radio Invicta hatch

Radio Invicta hatch from Record Library to Studio and Transmitter Room

Radio Invicta hatch

Reverse view Radio Invicta hatch from Studio and Transmitter room to Record Library

Generator room hole EL83 valve

* Hole through Red Sands Radio Generator Room 2018
An old EL83 valve on one of the Red Sands Radio Generators

* In 2007 spent two days with a cold chisel making a small hole to let out rainwater that flooded the Generator room, note the size of the hole 10 years latter indicating how quickly the Forts are rusting away

See Red Sands Radio Fort Generators

Collapsed Red Sands Radio Antenna

The collapsed Red Sands Radio Antenna

Collapsed Red Sands Radio Antenna filmed

Dave Phillips and Joe James survey the sight filmed by Evan B Stone

Collapsed Red Sands Radio Antenna

The collapsed Red Sands Radio Antenna

Bob Le-Roi securing collapsed Red Sands Radio Antenna

Bob Le-Roi securing the Red Sands Radio Antenna

Three of us managed to haul the collapsed Red sands Radio Antenna and place it safely across the Gun Tower Roof

Note the twist at the base of the Antenna where the repair failed following the fire

Gun Tower 4 legs

Ebbing tide around Gun Tower #4 legs

X Pilot film crew pick up

X-Pilot makes her way to pick-up the film crew

Video Clip: X-Pilot comes alongside

X Pilot crew Bob Vine Bob Le_Roi and Dave Phillips

X-Pilot with crew member Bob Vine comes alongside
Bob Le-Roi & Dave Phillips on top deck of X-Pilot

Southern Gun Tower secured

Southern Gun Tower #1 secured

Joe James and Danny

Joe James and Danny with a Drone on deck

North Redsands Buoy

North Redsand Buoy

Video Clip: North Redsand Buoy

Southern Gun Tower Collapsed Red Sands Radio Antenna

Southern Gun Tower # 1 with Red Sands Radio Antenna Capacitance hat

Passing undder catwalk Gun Tower 2

Passing under the Southern Gun Tower #1 to Control Tower catwalk
Gun Tower #2

Searchlight Tower Searchlight Tower generator louvres

Searchlight Tower
Searchlight Tower Generator Louvres

Searchlight Tower

Searchlight Tower

Searchlight Tower Bofors, G1, Control, G2, Searchlight, G4 Towers

Southern GunTower
Bofors, G1, Control, G2, Searchlight & G4

The twist at the base of the Antenna noticeable in left image

Six of seven Towers

Six of seven Towers, searchlight out of view to right

Steve Grove, Danny, Bob Le-Roi, George Wilcox, Jimmy, Joe James, Evan B Stone

Back ashore at Queenborough

Steve Gove - PRS, Danny - DoP, Bob Le-Roi - RSR, Geoge Wilcox - NL Local Producer, Jimmy - Technical Support & Drone Pilot, Joe James - Producer, Evan B Stone - DoP

Queenborough at low tide

Queenborough from the sea wall at low tide

Video Clip : Legendary Locations

Legend: DoP = Director of Photography, NL = Norfolk Locations, PRS = Project-Redsand RSR = Red Sands Radio

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